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Last NameBourrit    
Given NameMarc Théodore    
alt. NamesM. T. B. ;    
MarriageAnne-Francois-Frédérique Dentand (1xxx-1xxx)    
Childrenenamelist and artist Jeanne-Isaline Bourrit (1775-1855)    
Year born1739 in Geneva    
Year died1819    
Place of deathGeneva (region)    
Father's occupationwatchmaker N. N. (1xxx-1xxx)    
Relativesportraitist and flower painter Karoline Bourrit (1819-1900)    
Educationtheology ; pupil of Jacques Saint-Ours in drawing & enamelist JacquesThouron.    
Country of ActivitySwitzerland    
Worked forM. T. B.: Description des Alpes pennines et rhetiennes (1781) ; Voyage dans les Alpes (1779-96) ; Horace-Benedict de Saussure ;    
PatronageKing Louis XVI (1xxx-1xxx) ; Emperor Joseph II (1xxx-1xxx) ; worked as enamelist for Genevan watchmaker ;    
Collaboratorspainter and etcher Jeanne-Isaline Bourrit ; engraver Moitte ; engraver C. J. Geissler (1xxx-1xxx) ;    
Techniqueslandscape, natural, and geological painting, gouache, etching, drawing ; enamel painting    
Sample(s)    
Archival sourcesPaul Payot Collection Annecy ; Musée d'Art et d'Histoire Geneva ;    
Published sourcesAKL 13 1996: 392 ; ThB 4 1910: 467 ; Pinault 1991: 249; biography by C. Bourrit 1836 ;    
otherPrecentor of the Church of St Peter in Geneva, mountaineer; Drew first geographically precise mountainscapes.    
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